Publish Date: 2021/11/30
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Two children were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a golf cart transporting six juvenile occupants overturned near north Escondido, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
The incident occurred on Cerveza Baja Drive near Mountain Meadow Road, west of Valley Center, at about 2:25 p.m.
According to authorities, the driver of the cart lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip onto its side. One child became trapped underneath the cart while five other occupants were ejected in the crash.
A Cal Fire spokesman said the victim trapped under the cart suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. A second victim was transported to a hospital with minor injuries, while the remaining four passengers were released back to their guardians.
No further information has been disclosed on the specific ages of those involved.
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